Five flavors of whipped gelatin form this colorful, spectacular dessert: a rainbow ‘cake’ – an eye-catching red, pink, orange, green and purple layered dessert recipe!
In the ’70s, teens and girls were wild about the blonde look, trying at-home methods and a variety of new products to lighten and brighten their hair.
We’ve gathered recipes, tips and more great picnic ideas from the ’70s so you can have a fab summer celebration, retro-style!
These 60+ vintage patio furniture sets – charming tables, chairs, chaises and more – were as popular in the 1940s through the 1970s as they are now.
Remember these vintage above-ground pools – the kind that were big enough to actually swim in, but that you didn’t need to dig a big hole for?
A Victorian garden party may extend from afternoon into evening, or it may be entirely an evening affair — and here were the best ways to set everything up.
Retro pool toys like these plastic inflatables made summer twice as fun when you could float and play and create pretend worlds right in the swimming pool!
Right from the ’50s, here are some classic tips to keep your kitchen cool when it’s hot outside, plus some easy recipes to help you beat the heat.
Whether for a day at the beach or in the pool, these inflatable vintage pool floats and loungers gave people of all ages a new way to enjoy the water.
As long as there have been kids, there have been _bored_ kids. For parents in the ’60s, one magazine offered these great old-fashioned ways to have fun.
These little vintage kiddie swimming pools were the perfect size to help introduce babies and children to water fun in the safety of their own shallow wading pools!
Fashionable vintage parasols could include materials like lace, chiffon, fishnet, satin ribbon, and of every hue. Here are a few of the styles from long ago!
Here are 38 different classic punch recipes to try — none with alcohol as an ingredient. The fruit juices and different varieties of carbonated waters and ginger ales will satisfy the palate, and cool you off in a most refreshing manner.
The sight of a golden lemon suggests ice water, sugar and a straw, in other words: good old-fashioned lemonade recipes. The lemon is the family’s best friend when the sun is sizzling.
As you can see from these Vintage Coney Island photos & postcards, This beach area just outside New York City was one of the most popular resorts in the United States.
Squirt’s not sweet like other soft drinks. In fact, it’s definitely dry. It starts with sun-ripened citrus fruit and ends up with natural dryness, a quality never before achieved in soft drinks.
Before air conditioning and refrigerators existed, here’s how peolple managed to stay cool during the great New York heat wave of 1911.
These vintage swimsuits from the ’50s said they’d ‘slim the hips, diminish the waist, and give your bustline the gently rounded new look.’ See
You never heard of frog lemonade? Probably not — it’s a Southern drink that is perfectly delicious, invented back in New Orleans, Louisiana around 1894.
Nothing beats fresh fruit ice cream on a hot summer’s day… except homemade strawberry ice cream that you can make without a machine!
Midsummer night’s dream: A party menu plan for Juliets in search of Romeos This strategy works like charm. Invite lots of boys and wear your ruffly-est ruffles. Great food. Great fun. And no more lonely Saturday nights.
For the boat, the beach, around the pool, or just a quiet drink on the porch, you’re invited you to try these summer rum drinks! Salud!
Make these ornaments in minutes for dazzling centerpieces or decorations. It’s so easy! You simply use straight pins to attach sequins and beads to Styrofoam forms.
Ice cream salad recipes: Tomato ice cream, cucumber ice cream & avocado ice cream The tomato ice cream on the rocks [below] makes a frosty start
The Majestic is an attractive house at all times of the year, but it is additionally so in the summer, because of its beautiful roof garden.
Lipton summer salad topping recipe & Lipton Chili Con Carne recipe No other soup — canned or mix — gives your recipes this special flavor California
Traveling requisites for the summer vacationist The trunk and traveling-bag maker is a wide awake man. He’s got to be so long as folks travel
Summer parties and entertaining duties never cease — there are always garden fetes, weekends, luncheons and bridge suppers to be planned and executed.
The charm of vacationing in New York — the ideal place for a summer resort — lies in the unrivaled transportation facilities of the great seaport.
You can think of these Victorian chocolate and coffee frappe recipes as precursors to Starbucks’ Frappuccino. You can even combine a couple and make an icy mocha frap of your own, courtesy of these recipes from the 19th century!
How to be a better cook …and save money, too! By Mary Blake, Carnation Home Service Director Ever discover a recipe so different you can hardly
Hail the red, white and blueberry. A simple summer dessert that’s frozen fantastic. Hurray for the magic of Eagle Brand! It’s the secret to this
Here’s a simple summer recipe that you can cook right on the grill! This delicious cheddar bean bake recipe makes the perfect side dish.
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